"Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of the party" and this sort of five finger exercise could just as easily apply to still life’s that lean against anonymous walls when they could just as easily make a brief appearance on one’s blog. I did this still life almost two years ago – the set up was against a wall in my bedroom which I left to its own devices for several weeks after I stopped painting it. It is therefore neither finished nor unfinished.
A friend brought the bowl from Italy, the pitcher is an historical replication of a certain kind of pottery from the Knox Allbright in Buffalo (vague), the vase once held beautiful plum tree blossoms, the blue bottle once contained oil, the grater once grated lemon zest and the barely decipherable object in front of the grater was a drain stopper for a bathroom sink.
14"x11" oil on illustration board